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scoundrel
used in The Mill on the Floss

4 uses
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Definition
someone without moral principles
  • Wakem's as big a scoundrel as Old Harry ever made, but he knows the length of every man's foot he's got to deal with.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (87% in)
  • "I believe that scoundrel's been planning all along to ruin my father," said Tom, leaping from the vaguest impressions to a definite conclusion.
    3.1 -- Book 3 Chapter 1 -- What Had Happened at Home (98% in)
  • Have you brought information about the scoundrels as cut my trees?
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob's Thumb (30% in)
  • "No, I've not been drinking," said Tulliver; "I want no drinking to help me make up my mind as I'll serve no longer under a scoundrel."
    5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- A Day of Reckoning (33% in)

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